MOTION TO SHORTEN TIME
This event is used to make a request of the court to shorten a deadline. This event is not used to file a request for an expedited hearing.
AN ORDER FROM THE COURT IS REQUIRED PRIOR TO FILING A PLEADING WITH A SHORTENED DEADLINE.
The filing should be accompanied by the Motion/Pleading, Certificate of Service, Proposed Order and a copy of the pleading for which you are seeking the shortened deadline (attached as an exhibit).
AFTER an order from the court is signed approving a shortened deadline you may then:
- Docket the Motion using the docket event Motion (Order entered shortening notice time); and
- Depending on the Motion being filed, it may need to be accompanied by the Motion, Notice of Motion, Proposed Order and Certificate of Service. Please review the appropriate filing instructions for requirements.
IF YOU ARE REQUESTING AN EXPEDITED HEARING PLEASE DO NOT USE THIS EVENT. SEE THE PROCEDURES FOR EXPEDITED HEARING REQUESTS.
For order format, please see Proposed Orders
Motions/Applications, Motion (Order entered shortening notice time)
Motions/Applications, Shorten Time